In The News
Jul 28, 2017 In The News
Tacoma Housing Authority will hold a formal grand opening on Aug. 7 for a 144-unit, affordable housing complex in the city’s Hilltop neighborhood. The complex enters the stock of lower-income housing options at a time when housing prices are rapidly outpacing income growth. “If it were food, we would have widespread malnutrition with pockets of starvation,” said THA Executive Director Michael Mirra.
Jul 25, 2017 In The News
Three House Democrats on Tuesday called on President Trump to withdraw his nominee to lead the Export-Import Bank. House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (Md.), along with Reps. Gwen Moore (Wis.) and Denny Heck (Wash.), sent a letter to the president expressing their opposition to the nomination of former Rep. Scott Garrett (R-N.J.) to head the 83-year-old bank.
Jul 16, 2017 In The News
Michael Caputo, a former top adviser to Donald Trump's campaign with strong ties to Russia, firmly denied having knowledge of any alleged contacts between the campaign and Russia after testifying privately to the House intelligence committee Friday.
Jul 15, 2017 In The News
The Ada News
John Gaines, a former Kinship Care Youth and current community leader for the Tacoma, Washington, area, has been selected to participate in the 2017 Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Program.
Jul 14, 2017 In The News
The News Tribune
Whether in the nation’s capital or back home in the South Sound, it’s commonplace to see men and women in uniform. In Lakewood, it may be an Army soldier in camouflage and boots. In D.C., it’s a Marine guarding the barracks in a dark blue coat with brass buttons, or a Naval officer in khakis walking around the Washington Navy Yard. As a member of the House Intelligence Committee, I know these service members, as well as members of the intelligence community, are confronted daily with extraordinary threats from every corner of the globe.
Jul 12, 2017 In The News
In her testimony to the House Financial Services Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen answers questions from Committee Member Rep. Dennis Heck (D-Wash.).
Jul 5, 2017 In The News
Economic Development Board of Tacoma Pierce County
Tacoma-Pierce County businesses have a massive resource for talent right in their own backyard—Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Jun 15, 2017 In The News
The Seattle Times
Adam Smith was named most valuable player. Maria Cantwell made history. Washington representatives have traditionally shown up in force for congressional baseball, said Gov. Jay Inslee. The shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise in Virginia casts a pall over the annual exercise.
Jun 15, 2017 In The News
The Trump-Russia investigations may be grabbing most of the headlines and sucking much of the air out of Washington these days, but Democrats continue to try and push President Trump and his administration to end the myriad conflicts of interest that are entangling the president and his family.
Jun 12, 2017 In The News
The Washington Post
It’s been four days since House Republicans approved their proposal to dismantle regulations of the financial industry. It might as well have been as many years. Every interested party besides the House GOP itself is already treating the package, officially the Financial CHOICE Act, like ancient history.
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